Period
to 8 March 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
England > London
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 282 281 268
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 -33
Contract jobs citing HP 138 206 417
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.76% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 1.93% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 159 282
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £133 £138
90th Percentile £546 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £375 £389
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.54% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 20
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -3.74% -
10th Percentile £21.80 £14.95 £14.00
90th Percentile £24.00 £22.25 £24.44
England median hourly rate £15.16 £16.00 £13.85
% change year-on-year -5.23% +15.52% -2.94%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,545 10,670 17,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.77% 39.18% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,048 7,383 11,619
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £306 £255 £290
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 188 269
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £13.77 £12.44 £12.70
90th Percentile £68.00 £49.13 £39.60
Median hourly rate £22.17 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.53% +6.86% +0.40%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP in London.

Daily rate trend for HP in London

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP in London.

Hourly rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 6 months to 8 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +57 19 £383 -9.41% 10
West London +26 7 £363 +81.25% 1
East London +18 1 £400 +180.70%
HP
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for HP.

1 56 (40.58%) Windows
2 44 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (29.71%) Azure
4 37 (26.81%) Finance
5 36 (26.09%) VMware
6 33 (23.91%) ITIL
6 33 (23.91%) Active Directory
7 30 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 29 (21.01%) Linux
8 29 (21.01%) Windows Server
9 28 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (18.12%) Cisco
11 24 (17.39%) Dell
11 24 (17.39%) Java
12 22 (15.94%) SQL
13 21 (15.22%) Oracle
13 21 (15.22%) PowerShell
13 21 (15.22%) AWS
14 20 (14.49%) DNS
14 20 (14.49%) SAN
15 19 (13.77%) SCCM
15 19 (13.77%) JIRA
15 19 (13.77%) vSphere
15 19 (13.77%) Data Centre
16 18 (13.04%) Microsoft 365
16 18 (13.04%) Banking
16 18 (13.04%) Firewall
17 17 (12.32%) SQL Server
17 17 (12.32%) SharePoint
17 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2016

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (12.32%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.25%) Confluence
4 8 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.35%) IIS
6 5 (3.62%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.17%) CMS
7 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.45%) Apache
8 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.45%) SAS
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.45%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (1.45%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (29.71%) Azure
2 21 (15.22%) AWS
3 18 (13.04%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (7.25%) GCP
5 9 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.52%) IaaS
6 5 (3.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 5 (3.62%) Power Automate
6 5 (3.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.17%) SaaS
8 1 (0.72%) GitHub
8 1 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.72%) PaaS
8 1 (0.72%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.49%) DNS
1 20 (14.49%) SAN
2 18 (13.04%) Firewall
3 16 (11.59%) VPN
4 15 (10.87%) DHCP
5 10 (7.25%) BGP
5 10 (7.25%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.25%) WAN
6 9 (6.52%) EIGRP
6 9 (6.52%) LAN
6 9 (6.52%) MPLS
6 9 (6.52%) OSPF
6 9 (6.52%) SSL
7 8 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (5.07%) HSRP
9 6 (4.35%) DWDM
9 6 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (4.35%) RIP
9 6 (4.35%) VSAN
10 5 (3.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) NonStop SQL
3 5 (3.62%) MySQL
4 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.72%) Big Data
6 1 (0.72%) Ingres
6 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.72%) MS Access
6 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.72%) Power BI
6 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.72%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 19 (13.77%) JIRA
2 12 (8.70%) LoadRunner
3 10 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.25%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.52%) Selenium
4 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (5.80%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.80%) JMeter
6 5 (3.62%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.17%) JUnit
7 3 (2.17%) Maven
7 3 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.45%) GitLab
8 2 (1.45%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.45%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.45%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.45%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (26.81%) Finance
2 18 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.17%) Back Office
4 3 (2.17%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Law
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (12.32%) Analyst
2 15 (10.87%) Developer
3 13 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (6.52%) Consultant
5 8 (5.80%) Administrator
5 8 (5.80%) Architect
6 6 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 6 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 6 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 6 (4.35%) Tester
7 5 (3.62%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
8 4 (2.90%) Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Technical Support
8 4 (2.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.52%) Swing
2 6 (4.35%) REST
3 5 (3.62%) Express
3 5 (3.62%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (2.90%) Gherkin
4 4 (2.90%) HTML
4 4 (2.90%) Middleware
4 4 (2.90%) Web Services
4 4 (2.90%) XML
5 3 (2.17%) CSS
5 3 (2.17%) JDBC
5 3 (2.17%) LDAP
5 3 (2.17%) SAML
5 3 (2.17%) SOAP
6 2 (1.45%) Ajax
6 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.45%) Kafka
6 2 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.45%) SailPoint
6 2 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.97%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.80%) Clustering
5 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.07%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.35%) Private Cloud
7 5 (3.62%) HP StoreVirtual
7 5 (3.62%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.90%) PKI
9 3 (2.17%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.17%) Replication
10 2 (1.45%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.45%) HACMP
10 2 (1.45%) iSeries
11 1 (0.72%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.58%) Windows
2 29 (21.01%) Linux
2 29 (21.01%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2016
4 15 (10.87%) Windows 10
5 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.52%) Unix
8 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.62%) Solaris
10 4 (2.90%) AIX
10 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.17%) HPUX
11 3 (2.17%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.17%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.45%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.45%) VMS
13 1 (0.72%) Android
13 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.91%) ITIL
3 15 (10.87%) Change Management
3 15 (10.87%) Mentoring
3 15 (10.87%) Scrum
4 14 (10.14%) High Availability
4 14 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (9.42%) Service Delivery
5 13 (9.42%) Service Management
6 12 (8.70%) DevOps
6 12 (8.70%) Migration
6 12 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 11 (7.97%) Software Testing
7 11 (7.97%) Storage Management
8 10 (7.25%) Network Management
8 10 (7.25%) Patch Management
8 10 (7.25%) SDLC
9 9 (6.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.39%) Java
2 22 (15.94%) SQL
3 21 (15.22%) PowerShell
4 12 (8.70%) Python
5 9 (6.52%) COBOL
6 8 (5.80%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.80%) C
6 8 (5.80%) Perl
7 5 (3.62%) C#
7 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.62%) PHP
8 4 (2.90%) Go
9 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.45%) AWK
10 2 (1.45%) R
10 2 (1.45%) sed
10 2 (1.45%) VB
11 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.72%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.72%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.52%) Degree
5 8 (5.80%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.80%) MCSA
6 7 (5.07%) CCNP
7 6 (4.35%) MCSE
8 5 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.17%) CCNA
9 3 (2.17%) CISSP
9 3 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.45%) MCITP
10 2 (1.45%) VCP6
11 1 (0.72%) CCIE Service Provider
11 1 (0.72%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.42%) SLA
2 9 (6.52%) QA
3 5 (3.62%) Government Security Classifications
4 4 (2.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (2.90%) NCSC
5 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.72%) GDPR
6 1 (0.72%) GxP
6 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 28 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.77%) vSphere
4 14 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (4.35%) Docker
6 6 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (3.62%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.90%) Firmware
9 3 (2.17%) NFS
9 3 (2.17%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.45%) KVM
10 2 (1.45%) OCFS2
10 2 (1.45%) Postfix
10 2 (1.45%) qmail
10 2 (1.45%) Samba
10 2 (1.45%) vCloud
10 2 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (13.77%) SCCM
2 11 (7.97%) HP ALM
2 11 (7.97%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 9 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (5.80%) HP SIM
4 8 (5.80%) Icinga
4 8 (5.80%) Kubernetes
4 8 (5.80%) Nagios
4 8 (5.80%) Opsview
4 8 (5.80%) SCOM
4 8 (5.80%) Tivoli
4 8 (5.80%) vCenter Server
5 6 (4.35%) HP NNM
5 6 (4.35%) Terraform
5 6 (4.35%) vRealize
5 6 (4.35%) WSUS
6 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (3.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.90%) BladeLogic
7 4 (2.90%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 36 (26.09%) VMware
2 30 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 25 (18.12%) Cisco
4 24 (17.39%) Dell
5 21 (15.22%) Oracle
6 16 (11.59%) Citrix
6 16 (11.59%) IBM
7 13 (9.42%) SolarWinds
8 12 (8.70%) EMC
9 11 (7.97%) BMC
10 10 (7.25%) Juniper
11 9 (6.52%) F5
12 8 (5.80%) AppDynamics
12 8 (5.80%) Dynatrace
12 8 (5.80%) Google
12 8 (5.80%) Palo Alto
13 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
14 6 (4.35%) CA
14 6 (4.35%) CheckPoint
15 5 (3.62%) Symantec